Trip Highlights

A combination of city sightseeing and adventure
Two days trekking plus one night camping in the desert
6 days in most visited cities of Esfahan, Shiraz, Yazd and Kashan
Watch the astonishing view of sunset and sunrise without any human made hurdle
A possibility to see the wild camels pacing on the sand dunes
Visiting the ancient Persepolis
Visiting Na’in, Anarak, Garmeh and Meybod towns and villages
Thorough cultural, architectural and historical tour of central Iran

  • Duration: 11 Days
  • Trip Code: STN-TRK-162
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Start From: Tehran Province, Iran
  • End: Tehran Province, Iran
  • Service Level: Standard
  • Group Size: ( 6 - 10 )
  • Tour Type: Group Tour
  • Price:
  • Single Supplement: N/A

A memorable journey through Central Iran. This tour is a combination of sightseeing in large cities and trekking in the villages. You will visit main touristic cities of Yazd, Shiraz, Esfahan and Kashan along with some ancient towns and villages such as Na’in, Anarak, Garmeh, Mesr, Farahzad and Meybod. In this program you will enjoy a two days trekking in the desert and one night camping. Those who do not wish to stay at camp have the option of staying at Ateshooni Guest House. As we have focused on visiting main cities and attractions of central Iran, there is no sightseeing tour for the capital city Tehran, but if you wish to spend a day or two in Tehran simply let us know and arrive one or two days ahead of others in your group.
The journey will start from IKA airport and you will stay the first night in a hotel in Tehran. The next day you will be transferred to Esfahan where the real journey will begin following a day of sightseeing in Esfahan. On the way to Ateshooni guest house you will visit the historic towns of Na’in and Anarak. The next day would be an astonishing day of trekking in the desert towards the camping site. The following day early morning you will have the chance to trek to an amazing viewpoint to watch the life giving sun rising. On this day after having lunch in the Ateshooni guest house the second part of your journey will start by travelling to Yazd and Shiraz. On the way you will also visit Na’in ancient town and its historic mosque. In Yazd you will have a city tour and then will visit the ancient Persepolis and the tomb of Cyrus the Great.  The journey will continue to Shiraz visiting its numerous attractions. Then you will drive to Kashan which will be a long drive. The next day will be a Kashan city tour and then transfer to IKA airport for flying back home according to your flight timetable.



Services Included

Meal Abbreviations (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)



10 B

5 L

 3 D


1 night in Tehran, 2 nights in Esfahan, 1 night at Ateshooni guesthouse, 1 night camping in the desert, 2 nights in Yazd and 2 nights in Shiraz


Private vehicle from Esfahan to Garmeh (Ateshooni Guesthouse). Transfer from Garmeh to Mesr village and return, Carrying all camping gears and equipment by 4WD or camel.

Bus from Tehran to Esfahan, Bus/Train from Shiraz to Kashan, Private pick up from Airport and from Kashan to IKA airport

Other Services

Desert guide, Iran English Map, Snacks.

Not Included

Camel for riding (optional on your request)

Day 1:Arrival Tehran – check in
Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Esfahan
After checking out from hotel you will be transferred to bus terminal.
Day 3: Esfahan exploring
City tour of Esfahan.
Day 4: Naiin & Anarak
The desert journey will start from Esfahan. After breakfast at the hotel we will drive to historic city of Na’in for visiting its historic attractions.
Day 5: Desert Trekking Tour
Trekking will start after breakfast. The length of trek is between 10 to 20 km taking about 4-8 hours.
Day 6: Trekking & drive to Meybod and Yazd
Our vehicle will arrive to to our camping site to pick us up and drive to Yazd.
Day 7: Yazd city tour
You will have a full day sightseeing tour in Yazd.
Day 8: visiting Pasargad
We will visit the tomb of “Cyrus The Great”; Pasargad.
Day 9: Persepolis Excursion
we will start a one day sightseeing tour to Persia’s imperial past visiting Persepolis, Naghseh Rajab and Nagshe-Rostam.
Day 10: Shiraz city tour
A day for visiting Shiraz and its numerous attractions.
Day 11: Departure date, Kashan city tour
After breakfast, we will leave for Kashan sightseeing tour visiting the city and all its interesting landmarks including the Grand Bazaar, Abaasian Traditional house, Sialk ancient mounds and Ziggurat dating back to between 5000 and 6000 years.

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